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, diane sawyer, joins us with the latest in on ongoing abc news series, hidden america. this one, from the streets of chicago. diane, the powerful report we're about to see really takes us inside what can only be described as a hidden american war zone. >> it is true, but we want to say at the outset, as we know, chicago is simply a great city, filled with wonderful people. but as we're going to show you, there are some areas, where small children really do live, as we said, in a kind of battle zone. so, listen to this number. at least 419 people were killed this year, across a dozen neighborhoods in chicago, and that is more than all the u.s. troops killed in afghanistan this year. the cause? rival gangs, creating anarchy. and, so, "nightline" and "world news" decided to try something different, something unprecedented. we gathered 38 members of rival gangs, past and present, from hispanics to their black rivals, to talk about the slaughter and how to make it stop. tonight, in america, tens of thousands of children are living in a war zone. one of them is a little boy named ralph. hey
, why don't i look like jennifer lopez, jessica alba? >> reporter: as the former editor of "us weekly," janice helped give birth to the mom-shell with the glossy body after baby spreads. you helped create this culture of baby bumps. >> this crazy shift happened where it was cool to be pregnant. you go out showing off your body after you have the baby and that was a way for the actresses to communicate to the world, i'm still sexy, i'm stick employable and you want to be like me. >> reporter: but not everyone can look like gisele, shortly after childbirth. it's a standard even some celebs can't live up to. like brice dallas howard, star of "the help." >> i drafted the sanitation initiative. >> the internet has been ruthless on her, calling her terrible names. it has to be incredibly painful. >> reporter: but now, alison tate is leading a populist backlash. >> i felt dumpy and doubty, frustrated. >> reporter: she had just given birth to her fourth chiltd when she did something many women do every day. resisted taking a picture with her son at a birthday party. >> my 5-year-old son, who
for joining us for a look at business and fince here in the washingtonegion. this week, a major merger did not happen. paul ryan and joe bidenen tangled over taxeses a how we get out of the red while we salute the washington nationals. coming up later "the washington business journal" out with a new list. first, a look a the red hot ra in the u.s. senate. a mpaign is a among the most fiercely contested and the outcome will help detetermine which party will control the senate. this week, i sat down with former senator and governor, republican george allen. thank you for joining us for "washington business report." summit of the issues you he been dealing with have focused on the economy. those automatic spending cuts scheduled to happen i in january. you strongly oppose the idea now. at is the alternative? >> the alternative is leadership. putting off decisions to another commission. if they fail to come up we result in devastating cuts to our military readiness and over 200,000 jobs are at risk in virginia. the right thing to do is not raise taxes as they are proposing. it would cause more
for both parties. with just 28 days until election day, scott joins us with more. >> you can look at the trail and say another day of campaigning and another day of virginia in the spotlight, and that is true, but there is a new level of evidence tighter. the first lady pleading with virginians tonight. >> are we going to keep this country moving forward? her husband last night said we can only win if we keep moving forward. >> a sizable eight point lead for obama in september has vanished. the race is deadlocked among registered voters and among likely voters, a four point lead for romney. it seems romney has showed his more personal, softer side. >> the 14-year-old son had been diagnosed with leukemia. it became clear there was not going to be a cure, so i met with david, became his friend. >> this is the latest ad approved by the president himself. >> criminals gluttons of greed and the evil genius who towered over them? one man with the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> sesame workshop has now asked that that ad be taken down since it wants to remain apoliti
entrance. there are a lot of police on the scene. the police chief just gave us an update. it was about 4:00 when witnesses reported hearing between five and seven gunshots. police cordoned off a dozen blocks and they found that 18- year-old an alleyway, suffering from gunshot wounds. neighbors say he just turned 81 months ago spoke with us a few moments ago and as far as a motive, she says that's being investigated. when it comes to searching for suspects, she has a very little. >> this is a busy time of afternoon. the broad daylight. anybody you may have seen something around 4:00 this afternoon, whether its persons running from the area or suspicious activity, please call us. >> this is directly across street from gallaudet university. at no point was the school put on a block down. >> fairfax county police say a serial fondler has more victims than first thought. they save six assaults have been reported in the springfield area. a 25-year-old woman says she was at the bus stop between september 9 and 13th when a man came up behind her, groped her and ran off. the woman ca
. >> thank you for joiningng us for a look a business and finance in the washington regioion, and one area in the news this week, prince george's county. we wilsit down with county executive rushern baker, but first we crossed the potomac where the race is in its final seat ands closely wated across t countntry. last week we spoke to former governor george allen. this week, democrat tim kaine on taxes, jobs, and how to grow the economy. >> thank you for joining us. the same question that i asked senator george allen, an issue that weigh the minds of many -- automatic spending cuts tt are scheduled to take place in january. youut forthth a detailed proposal. tell us what that plan is. >> i will. we are only here because off congress not been able to work together. i put a plan on the table get rid of $1 trillion of cuts by doing e following. we have to make a decision about the bush tax cuts. they expire year-end. i would let them expire for over $500,00000 in income. we need compromise. making them permanent would bust the deficit whiter. let's find a compromise budget wider. but signed a
this u.s. serviceman was killed in aeople firefight with afghan army allies. 2000th american in the 11-year-old war. >> tomorrow could be a rough for drivers in d.c.. is because members of city plant to shut k street in the morning. they mark the one-year .nniversary of the movement they stayed in mcpherson square for nearly five until the enforced a ban on overnight camping. >> it has been a cloudy night with a few showers. when willout there -- the rain go away? stick around. we will be in the belfort furniture weather center with a first check. the first showers -- we have been watching them in the belfort furniture weather center. movedf the showers have out of the area. at clear skies. temperatures have fallen. gaithersburg. 57 in fredericksburg. this is what it looks like early in the afternoon and evening. showers from the north -- and moves up toward the east. skies begin to clear across west virginia into western maryland. clear skies will be with us from early tomorrow morning, along with a bit of patchy fog. temperatures jump into the 50's afternoon, around 70 degrees or so.
tonight. -- mitt romney. >> night's debate will be a town hall format. many folks tell us they will tune in for at least a little bit. four years ago as type of debate was the most popular. >> going into the second debate, mitt romney has momentum on his side. a campaign that has raised $170 million, inching closer to the president's 180 million. >> his campaign is about smaller and smaller things and our campaign is about bigger and bigger crowds fighting for future. >> tonight's town hall format could keep both candidates from being overly aggressive. >> some consider it more of a show. >> it is like to looks good on tv. -- who looks good on tv. >> the latest polls show the race nearly deadlocked. this time advisers say the president will be more aggressive. >> he knew when he walked off the stage. he also knew as he watched the tape of the debate that he has to be more energetic. >> who has the advantage? mitt romney has already held 23 town hall events. the president only one. we will see if it makes a difference tonight. >> while you watch the debate tonight, we invite you to share
homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in rockaway. >> there was a boat with us, we in in the boat and got there. firefighters rescued dozens e trapped using that boat. in new jersey family's retract in their flooded homes. >> we're trying to save as many lives as it is possible to save. snow is falling in multiple states. and millions are now without power throughout the region, including all of manhattan, south the 34th street. it could be a week before the area fully recovers. we did learn that the new york may reopennge tomorrow. >> back to you. storm.onger a tropical but the storm is still capable of lots of damage. this on how long we feeling the effects of sandy. feeling it for the the week in terms of flooding. feel pretty comfortable you can venture out and about your business, but to caution.me to be safe as you off and assess the damage for the day. overripe pittsburgh at this time. the wind is really strong across .he great lakes region feeling the wind effects and a continuingof rain last couple of hours here. we have this next map for you, e rainfall total, look at th
actually had a great life. >> join us as a new conversation begins in america tonight. >>> good evening, as we come on the air former penn state coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life. he is 68 and today he was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars. the price for sexually abusing children and today in the courtroom, he defiantly stood face to face with some of his victims who were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerry sandusky has lost weight, his skin turned gray and his gregarious, everyone's pal persona, shrunken inward. the arrogance, gone. >> he did not have that annoying grin. he is a defeated man today. >> reporter: and that was before the judge lowered the boom -- not a day less than 30 years, as many as 60. >> he will not get out until he is 97 or 98 years old. so he's going to die in prison. >> reporter: his wife, dottie, in court for support. sandusky complained about the verdict, and in a defiant but trembling voice, pro
you to lynn university for welcoming us here and mr. president, it's good to be with you again. we were together at a humanous event earlier and it's nice to maybe be funny this time not on purpose. we'll see what happens. this is obviously an area of great concern to the entire world and to america in particular, which is to see a complete change in the structure and the environment in the middle east. with the arab spring came a great deal of hope that there would be a change towards more moderation, an opportunity for greater participation on the part of women and public life and in economic life in the middle east, but instead we've seen in nation after nation a number of disturbing events. of course, we see in syria 30,000 civilians being killed by the military there. we see in libya an attack apparently by i think we now know by terrorists of some kind against our people there, four people dead, our hearts and minds go to them. mali has been taken over, the northern part by al qaeda-type individuals. we have in egypt a muslim brotherhood president and so what we're seeing can
taken more lives in afghanistan. he ran a motorcycle packed with explosives into a u.s. afghan patrol not far from the border. this follows on the heels of an attack by a armed forces on americans over the weekend. the creator of the anti-muslim film -- or at least a trailer -- has a new county on his head. pakastani lawmakers are offering two hundred thousand dollars to anyone who kills him. another man had previously offered $100,000. he is currently in jail for violating the terms of his probation. >> a judge has continued the case of a man accused of murdering a school superintendent in upstate new york. anthony taglianetti is accused of killing school superintendent keith reed. >> a college professor described as the residence santa claus is dead following a car accident. a carpet jumped the sidewalk and hit the 60-year-old as he walked his dog. rhett leverett a history professor at marymount university. police believe the medical episode cause the driver to crash. >> there is a movement to provide more safe parking for the disabled. one in 10 meters are being converted to redtop
>> this is abc 7 news at noon, on your side. >> thank you for joining us this saturday, october 27. we are on storm watch. let's get to the big story of the weekend. 66 million people are in the path of sandy. the storm will likely keep us on edge all weekend. >> states of emergency are in effect for the district, maryland, and virginia. supplies are going fast. people are getting ready for the wind and flooding. >> sandy has claimed the lives of 43 in the caribbean. some are already calling it a billion dollars storm. dave zahren is tracking the latest. >> a time of high anxiety in the washington area. tropical force winds out almost 400 miles. i will show you the wind and rain along the atlantic seaboard. you will be able to see the shower activity moving into the carolinas. as the moisture makes its way north, we will see tropical storm conditions on the coast of north carolina within the next couple of hours. for us, the main concern is late monday and tuesday. we are between two systems. the shower to the west is the cold front. down to the south, you can see the leading edge
now until the election. and your voice, your vote. abc's david muir is here with us, right now. david? >> reporter: great to see you in person, diane. not only were the jobs numbers a welcome sign for the americans lucky enough to get those jobs, they were very welcome by the president today, fighting to keep his job. and after that debate performance this week, tonight, that spring in his step is back. bounding up to the podium, the new jobs numbers were more than just a economic jolt, they were a political one. today, the president in the battleground of virginia. >> this morning, we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> reporter: hours later, in the battleground of ohio. >> it's a reminder that this country's come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: today, after nearly four years of unemployment above 8%, what economists called a sharp drop. down to that 7.8%, a psychological benchmark, broken. and a boost for the president, just days after his disappointing debate performance against a challenger who came ready. >> but you'v
information and taking reports. send us what you are seeing. if you see any down trees, send us your pictures. here is a look at super doppler radar. over on the eastern shore. that is all moving westward. light green color up and down the corridor. that will continue its progress eastward. let's look at the rainfall total so far. but at ocean city. up to about 2.3 inches. that is on the eastern shore. we can expect about 4-8 inches of rain throughout the rest event. maximum wind gusts at ocean city airport is 52 miles per hour. this is the impact you can expect from later today. >> we have some changes overnight from what sandy has been doing. it has been taking that turn. it is moving to the north instead of the northeast. we will watch to see when it turns to the northwest. we do think it will stay to the north of the d.c. metro area which is good news for us. we will be on the good side of the storm. we will predominately be coming in from the north to northwest as opposed to dealing with the onshore flow. we will be dealing with the heavy rain and flood event. 4-8 inches of rainfall wide
. underwayher big race virginia is for u.s. senate. two former governors, tim kaine and george allen. they went head-to-head last night in a debate. allen onllenged contraception in to widen his lead. a huge jump from just three weeks ago when he only led by 1%. we will tell you who is relying on which voters to the white house. wanted to find out, what the number one issue that polls thisu to the november? >> jobs. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the e budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while e cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it inin his priorities? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes the mdle
. how one expert's simple tips helped this guy add $3,000 to the selling price of his used car. >>> confessions of a centerfold. jenny mccarthy writes a surprising memoir about her journey from devout christian to sex symbol and playboy play mate. >>> and wild thing. lions in the backyard, monkeys in the living room. we'll meet the team confronting extreme animal lovers whose exotic pets could be lurking in a neighborhood near you. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to receiving your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross
. the u.s. unemployment rate has fallen below 8% for the first time in nearly a full your years. >> employers added 114th thousand jobs since september. jobless rate fell to 7.8% last month and wages rose. the department also revised the numbers for july and august saying the economy at its 86,000 more jobs than first estimated. >> the jobs report is a big topic on the campaign trail. republican candidate mitt romney campaigning in battleground virginia. looks like they're getting ready to announce that he will be speaking soon at carter machinery in abingdon. president obama in virginia as well. >> scott thuman joins us from george mason university. seems like a more confident president obama than we saw during the debate scott. we would check back with him in a couple minutes. the president speaking after 11:00 this morning in virginia at george mason in fairfax. we will have a live report. >> a with abc 7, your election station. continuing coverage of the election and the latest information on our website at wjla.com. turning to a story developing in bethesda. montgomery coun
toward the u.s. somewhere from the mid-atlantic to new england. >> when you factor in the unusual track that it's going to be taking, that is coming in from the east, across the jersey coast, it's a once in a lifetime storm. arer the >> reporter: the so-called once in a lifetime storm will only get worse as it moves towards land. monday, it will collide with energy that will pull in some cold air from the northwest. now, adding to that perfect storm scenario, there's what we call a blocking pattern that shoves energy from the north back at the storm and back toward the united states. here's what all of that means to you. the storm will carry hurricane-force winds, up to a foot of rain and the potential storm surge that could top out at ten feet. extreme conditions could begin as early as sunday and last for days, drenching the most populated part of the country. >> this storm, that is going to be impacting the mid-atlantic and parts of the northeast monday into tuesday is going to be destructive, historic and, unfortunately, life threatening. >> reporter: a state of emergency has alread
for it. >> remember, you can watch the debate right here. our coverage begins at 9:00. tell us what you think of the debate as well by logging onto wjla.com. if you have not used our instant reaction before, we will show you how later in the newscast. >> continues in the battleground state of virginia. crowds are gathering right now in fredericksburg at a rally hosted by republican vice- presidential nominee paul ryan. that is expected to begin in about half an hour. earlier today, ryan was in lynchburg. he told the audience there is up to them to turn the state read come election day. mitt romney will make stops across virginia tomorrow. >> is a complaint from everyone. you get a ticket from a speed camera and the fine is too high. some members of the d.c. council are pushing to lower the fines. what would that do to the city's bottom line? sam has more. >> the city currently has about 100 of the speed and red light cameras generating about $85 million a year and it is about to install about 100 more devices that will fine you for running a stop sign or blocking a crosswalk during grid
there in that room. david muir and jake tapper, ready for the opening round to begin. so, david, start us off. >> reporter: diane, good evening from the debate hall here at the university of denver. you can see the stage behind me. everything planned right down to the minute tonight. president obama will enter from the right. the governor from massachusetts, governor romney entering from the left. to give you an idea of the setting here, about 1,000 people inside this debate hall, when it starts. look behind the cameras tonight. we're inside a hockey arena that normally seats 8,000 but they've created this intimate setting as tens of millions watch from their living rooms tonight. when president obama and mitt romney walk onto that stage tonight, it will be the first time they've met face to face in four years. last time, during the presidential race in 2008, during those back-to-back democratic and republican presidential debates during the primaries when candidates from both sides were called on the stage, it was senator obama and governor romney talking. the president congratulated romney
he called the attack in benghazi inca terror attack. transcript. >> he did in fact. >> the u.s. attack in libya -- on the u.s. consulate libya is expected to be among the topics. president obama is winning in poll showsd another the race as a dead heat. >> the challenge for the be defining the middle east strategy going for it. has had some successes and s that are still murky. for romney, there's a broad challenge. that is how do you drill down to policies? the republican party is not t what a republican foreign-policy looks like. hear whate eager to side has to say tonight, growing weary of the political process. >> i'm tired of the political ads. >> and a big issue tonight is iran.ed to be there's a report the u.s. and agreed to one-ve on-one talks over the nuclear but the white house agreement buto is prepared for bilateral talks. republicans on the weekends say are playing politics with all this. once the debate tonight on abc 7. can watch the debates starting at 9:00 p.m. on abc 7. once again, we invite you to take part in our react how other voters reacting at the same t
. instead, he is somewhere waiting for us to find him. >> until we see evidence he planned to run away, it does not make sense. >> the early evidence is the abandoned car they found a couple of water bottles inside, leading them to wonder if he was with someone else. >> the university committee is preparing to remember a history professor. he was walking his dog when he was hit by a car and killed. police say the driver of the car had a medical emergency the cost of the rack. there will be a visitation for him tomorrow. marymount university will have a ber 17. are trying to figure out what caused a fire. there is no official cause but neighbors say an electrical outlet sparked the blaze last night. they also credit paul for helping people to make it out of the burning building. he saw smoke but slipped and fell. he is still in the hospital. his son says he is awake. >> still to come, skyrocketing gas prices for part of the nation. where the prices are hitting the roof. >> and we will tell you where you can get a major price break on appliances thanks to a tax holiday. >> american airli
combining with this cold front and it's locked into place well to the north and east of us. so we have a traffic jam in place. this system moves in our direction and eventually by tomorrow night will take a sharp turn to the left and should make land fall across southern new jersey which still could we see a flux wation, we may. winds are at 75 miles per hour and wind gusts pressure continues to the distance 480 miles southeast of washington d.c. it's going to stay in place for tuesday and by wednesday lifts off towards the north and then finally will move toward the east. but the rain totals absolutely amazing what is on the way. you can check out our website at www.wjla.com and we will keep you updated. and we've updated a brand new video forecast and we'll keep you updated tomorrow. more on the storm coming up. >>> let's get to our team of reporters right now. want to see what a hurricane looks like just take a look. brad has been there all day as conditions have gone down. >> yeah they have. as a matter of fact i pulled out my wind speed
now reach the u.s. >>> officials are calling it the worst case of hoarding they've seen. dozens of 18-wheelers needed to clear it away. now, help for the horder. >>> and one honest cabbie. returning nearly $250,000 in cash, believe it or not. getting a measly reward in return. making us ask, what would you do? >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin this tuesday with jerry sandusky refusing to go quietly to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been
by to tell us what she could see at the desk we couldn't see at home. >>> money maker. what happened today at the nation's superstores? it could save you a lot of money on your holiday shopping. >>> hits the brakes at nascar. in a season of seismic crashes, while racing legend dale earnhardt jr. says he's getting out of the car before people get hurt. >>> and rolling on. ♪ start me up >> mick jagger and the stones have a brand new move tonight. what have they done now? >>> good evening on this friday night. we begin with the aftershocks from that epic clash last night, that fiery debate between vice presidential joe biden and congressman paul ryan. we now know that 51 million of us watched. so, who won? and what does it mean for the presidential race? with just 25 days to go before americans go to the polls, your voice, your vote. and our team is standing by, including the moderator of the debate, our own martha raddatz. but we begin with abc's jonathan karl right now. jon? >> reporter: diane, it was an even harder fought than the presidential debate, but today, both men quickly hit the
received electroshock therapy. >> each one of us love the title of peacemaker more than any office in the land. >> however mcgovern found no peace from the private battle his daughter faces an alcoholic. she lost that fight in 1994 after freezing to death in a snowbank. he wrote a frank memoir about his daughter's alcoholism. >> i loved her, and she knew that. >> he devoted the last years of his life, much as he spent the previous decade -- promoting peace. calling for an end to military operations in afghanistan and iraq. >> going to switch gears now and turn to the weather. it has been a beautiful fall weekend, but can we expect more of the same? >> it is only going to get better as we move through the start of the week. a few like temperatures near 80 degrees, you will definitely want to stay tune. look outside right now. satellite and radar -- lots of sunshine to enjoy. we will see plenty of stars for the overnight hours as our temperatures will eventually get into the upper 30's to mid-40's. outdoor plans -- no problems at all. mainly clear skies. temperatures around 50 to 50
was traveling at a high rate of 1.ed northbound on u.s. the truck driver attempted to into theft turn as the parking lot k the side ofstruc the trailer. people heard a massive explosion. gonna.e people are -- gone. >> the driver of the tractor-trailer is shaken up. >> there's no way a person could stop. >> all the lanes on route 1 were down and now traffic is least one lane. before thehours collision construction unit is done investigating the accident. john gonzalez reported from old -- from elkridge. >> a deadly crash in fairfax county. old named maximilian after losing control of his poll anditting a the vehicle over backlick road in annandale. was not wearing a seatbelt. no one else was injured. >> baltimore police investigating the shooting death an active-duty sailors from virginia. the 24-year-old victim was shot l times. the navy has not release his identity. norfolkn leave from visiting his brother in baltimore. the suspect in the deadly an atlanta area time in thepent psychiatric facility. accused ofr a "kill l killing a volunteer at the megachurch in atlanta. he resigned as
those charges. today they came face to face. susan joins us with more. >> good afternoon. this morning tommy branch. -- appeared here. they are accused of robbing a man, pushing him to the ground, knocking him out and causing extensive brain damage. we heard branch admitted to stealing his cell phone and the keys. it tended to use the credit card after the robbery, trying to get gas. that is caught on video surveillance. in court today, abigail maslin his 30-year-old wife sat quietly, watching closely, her family by her side. he remains hospitalized. and also, he was in a coma for six days. one defendant, michael more raised his right to a preliminary hearing. he will be back in court november 13. these two defense will be back november 8. reporting live, suzanne kennedy, abc 7. >> overnight come in shooting and palmer park has turned deadly. they say they shot a 23-year-old man to death after a 11:00 p.m. last night geared so far they are not saying what sparked the shooting. breaking news from prince george's county, a former school bus driver has been sentenced to 10 years. she is
is never mind. boys.ave five i'm used to people saying something that's not always true repeating it and ultimately folks are going to believe it. live with a look at addressed.they >> and learn how romney wrestled some -- russell from fedders and on socialirestorm media over comment about if the street character big bird. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> so many talented photoshop pictures of big bird. that got people very upset. good morning, it's wednesday, october 4. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's go straight to jacqui jeras. little cloud cover. shenandoah valley if have limited visibility at 5 miles or more. here are the sprinkles we are dealing with. inhave a little action spalding county, culpeper county, rappahannock, fauquier county. what you see on the radar is not reaching the ground. the headlines, clouds and showers this morning giving way sunshine by this afternoon. a big weekend cooldown everybody needs to know about in the seven-day forecast. first, 71
boys. five i am used to people saying is not always repeating it on d hoping i will believe it. >> for 80 months, he has been this tax plan. -- 18 months, he has been this tax plan. now, he is saying is big, bold is never mind. >> mitt romney has not laid out the details on how he will taxes, the numbers on not favor him, at least not now. other big battle, a huge disagreement over obamacare. >> i just do not know how the president could come into , facing rising unemployment, and economic kitchen table, and his energy and passion for o years fighting obamacare. fighting for obamacare. seen this model work in massachusetts. it is essentially the identical model, and, as a consequence, are covered there. it has not destroy jobs. that for the unemployment being above 8%. finally, the fight with the president could go on attack. is the continued theme that is not offering as far as the civics. >> he ys that he is going to frank, wall street reform. exactly whichknow ones. he will not tell us. -- he says hed replace obamacare. is the reason governor romney is keeping all of these p
. able to watch the debate tomorrow. coverage begins at 9:00. while you're watching, let us what you think about what the president and governor romney are saying. >> after the debate of course, to battleground virginia. but the president and his stops in the make old dominion. first, paul ryan will make a fredericksburg. then mitt romney will post- debate rally in leesburg. president obama will visit the area on friday, but the exact is not reveal. if you have not registered to vote, you are out of luck. in maryland, you have to register tomorrow. ofa trial over alleged abuse powers. shows prince george's county officers john mckenna. after marylande duke in a basketball came. game.aking -- basketball breaking news about the in montana. that were missing for days and montana's glacier national park. that nealnd says and jason hiser have been found and are safe. family members notified authorities after they failed to show up at the airport. we are told that the men walked out of the woods on their own. we will have more at 11:00. a new chapter in the over anrsy metroisement in sever
in place until 5:00. u.s. park police plan to be done by 5:00. so that's another dirty minutes. there was road work on the northwest branch in maryland between new hampshire avenue and university boulevard. you cannot see the construction in this camera. no early delays. looks fine between frederick and the capital beltway. >> new this morning, four people injured when a stolen vehicle crashed into a tree in northwest d.c. >> it's not clear what led to her this late-night crash that happened on new jersey avenue and r street. a weapon was found in the car. one person was taken to hospital in critical condition. the second person was treated for minor cuts and bruises. two more people were taken to our university hospital. we don't know their conditions. >> police investigating a shooting in southeast. officers found a male victim on the third floor apartment on 27th street near texas ave. we don't know his condition or what led to the shooting. just hours away from the third and final presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney will face off at lynn university in boca
job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'mitt romney, and i approve this message. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't g go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6, on your side. >> a firsthand look at the labor issues plaguing american airlines. >> we were at reagan national this morning where pilots were picketing. they're pushing to secure new contracts. it is the latest issue plaguing the airlines on top of maintenance problems that are causing a number of delays and cancellations. the airline sent us a statement today. american airlines had said it is working to ensure the current problems will not affect hol
washington," on your side. but glad youre with us. wednesday, october 24. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to meteorologist jeras. >> are headline for today, and other warm wednesday. do have a slow cooldown coming and a wild card for the weekend. watching tropical storm sandy, which is almost a hurricane. up to somewaking conditions, 61 at 54 at dulles.l, the express forecast, looking to be warminges up. 76 at noon, 81 at 5:00. we will have more on the seven- day in a moment. back to you. >> thank you. we will take you to stafford county, virginia. part of interstate 95 northbound closed due to a fuel spill. >> brianne carter has an update. >> centreport parkway, the lanes of 95 starting to develop delays. mile-marker 138 is where the happened. a big backup starting already. we understand traffic is able to shoulder not much moving. they are asking drivers to come parkway andeport on northbound.k the tractor-trailer crashed, involving other vehicles as well. two people were taken to a hospital. their conditions are not known. they are looking for a fuel cleanup. crews h
? >> blogger in joins us with the game dayk at the forecast. this is a big one. >> it really is. finally, baseball weather is back. for you folks watching on tv, it not a black-and-white tv, it is color tv. the giants and dodgers years game, theome temperature tomorrow afternoon will be near 70 degrees. perfect baseball weather. whether details when i join you what is to come as we go to the playoffs. >> we have to be optimistic. thank you very much. bouillon, new developments on a reported exclusively last night at 11:00. residents at an alexandria management did on the he despite the cold temperatures. on in that now building. we discover the problem is not exclusive to alexandria. region got inthe contact with 7 on your side. a disturbing look at what we evening.s this case is a little different, and some would argue frankly.ous, quite this hirise behind the, the is home tose, seniors, who are more , andptible to cold weather get colder for the next nights. >> she told me yesterday when i to hershey said it was about 60. >> she says her 90-year-old mother complained of being cold much
] abc's terry moran spent the day in that town and he's standing by with the very latest for us right now. terry? >> reporter: diane, this is what you see throughout the jersey shore right now. homes just rippled right off their foundations. this was someone's living room. there's a kitchen back there, a bathroom over here. but look down here. none of the infrastructure of the house is left. it's somewhere else. and that is why the real threat here right up and down the shore is what you can't see. fires rage in the town of mantoloking on the jersey shore early this morning, fueled by natural gas. it is a harbinger of a worst-case scenario here -- a potential disaster after the disaster. >> you can hear the gas. you can smell the gas. everywhere you go, you hear "shh", just all the open gas lines going. just scared to death. [ hissing ] >> reporter: do you hear that? that is the sound that everyone left in this town is faring the most. it is a hissing gas main. street after street. you can smell it in the air. and fire officials are concerned that these towns are basically ticking tim
season is here. big companies tell us how profit able they are. what does it mean for the markets and your money. >>> and what doe bob woodward uncover in his new book about president obama d how he handles the economy. >>> no act. it is a familiar face with an important concern. my conversation with matt damon about cleempb water around the world. >>s this the pce wre i f feel i can have the biggest impact on people's lives. >> the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >> we will have that in a minute but first bill griffeth with a look at the headlines. bill? >> here's what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. the earnings season is upon us with mixed expectatioions. so far, that's what companies have been delivering. for example, financial giant jpmorgan chase beat estimates turning in a record profit. it sate housing has turned a corn canner. wells fargo beat expectations but fell short on the revenue side. industrial company alcoa met estimates but lowered the forecast citing slowing global economy and demand for aluminum. an ugly week for the mark
mission. officials here telling us that the last person they felt was trapped in that rubble, may have died. >> we feel at this time, the chances of survival of anyone still left in that debris is minimal. we never want to give up. we never want to end the search. but at this time, we are moving forward with a recovery operation. >> reporter: there's still one person missing, an electric contractor whose family says, hours later, he has still not answered his phone. >> he's the best dad in the world. we need you guys to find him, please. >> reporter: hours earlier wednesday, firefighters squeezed between steel beams to save this man, who had also been pinned. >> okay. okay. >> reporter: police say at least 12 contractors were working on the new garage at miami-dade college when it collapsed around noon wednesday. >> i was able to see the last floor just crumble down. and i saw smoke coming up. and people just running around. >> reporter: two bodies have now been recovered. and seven survivors hospitalized. as robert's family waits and prays. >> we need prayers because i believe in mira
? >>> another breaking story we're covering. collision at s. a u.s. navy cruiser rams a nuclear-powered submarine in exercises off the east coast. how could this have happened? >>> mama oprah. the queen of all media talks about being mother to 19 girls. oprah winfrey opening up in an exclusive interview about her emotional journey with the first class of her academy. she discusses the future of her cable network, own. >>> and royal treatment. the 16-year-old who beat a potentially lethal flesh-eating bacteria. this morning, the moving honor her classmates have bestowed upon her. >>> and good morning, everyone. we're counting down to the next presidential debate. round two of the prize fight between president obama and mitt romney will be a battle for momentum in the final weeks before election day. we'll look at who's got the advantage heading into tuesday night. >> give you a sense of the stakes here. president obama taking four days off the trail hunkering down for debate prep. we'll get into that with jake tapper coming up. >>> also, he's the austrian daredevil getting ready
nato and afghanistan service members. killed andbeen injured.0 this is an area where u.s. troops patrol on a day-to-day .asis no confirmation this morning nato on whether these were u.s. troops killed. three soldiers were killed and translator was killed as well. the taliban claimed responsibility for this attack. we are trying to get more video and more inflation and hope to later. in the later jummy olabanji reporting. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, the continues into a shooting which wounded a man and woman. >> this happened after 10:00 night at new york and north capitol in northwest. man was shot in the leg. shot in the arm. police are not saying what led to the shooting or releasing any details on the suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. out before 11:30 last night in oxon hill. the fire was contained to the second floor of a three-story building. no one injured. what could be in favor of for drivers in the district. occupy dc plans to mark one year since its movement with a protest. protest brianne carter has details. >> goo
to use as much of the play clock and game clock as you can. >> we can't play better than this. in back-to-back sweeks. they're real physical, low-scoring game tonight. more of a shootout game. >> brad: rod smith getting another carry. scored the last time he touched it. picked up five here. >> todd: they always ask the question when he went to florida, cowl that kind of offense work in the s.e.c.? ultimately he proved that it could. they wanted the same thing in the big ten. as long as you got braxton miller under center and healthy, you've got a shot. >> brad: career high rushing total for braxton miller, part of 339 yards on the ground for ohio state. carlos hyde, also career high, 111. third down and one. it's going to be under four minutes after this carry. miller, first down and gets down. a flag down. it may be a holding call. trying to string him to the outside. we've had some plays tonight, haven't we. >> referee: holding, offense, number 77. ten-yard penalty, repeat third down. >> brad: that negates the first down run. >> todd: i thought it was interesting. urban meyer when he
heavyweights who helped sarah palin and george w. bush prep for their debates tell us what marks they give the vice presidential contenders for a "nightline" report card. >>> plus, right brain, left brain. could which painting you refer tell which candidate you could vote for? we test the theory that your mind might be made up for you this election. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," one-on-one, the vice presidential debate. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. tonight, a feisty on-stage showdown as vice president joe biden and his republican challenger paul ryan went head-to-head for the first and only time, with time running short here. the stakes and the tension seemed especially high, you a new polls showing a spike in support of mitt rom near after president obama's stumble in last week's debate. so, here's how it all went down tonight. >> vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. >> reporter: from the get-go, this was a sharper, livelier debate. >> if
your hands on top of your head. >> reporter: all of us on the plane knew this was practice, but still. heards pound in moments like this, embarrassing mistakes can be made. and the fact that mia officials invited "nightline" to watch further proves they are pulling back the curtain down here in unprecedented ways. airport 24/7 is the first reality show given access to the sort of high and low drama that plays out here every day. as 100,000 personalities collide. cameras are romming when item persons flare. when drugs are found welded into auto parts and when arguments erupt over carry-on peanut butter. >> the size is too large. you can bring a little one, 3.4 ounces or less. but this is too big. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: they're romming when dogs sniff out a suspiciously large stack of cash, when a gun is found in a carry-on bag and a knife is discovered in one man's shoe. all part of the routine in a place that has a small museum of would be carry-on weaponry. >> what was in that person's mind when they walked through our checkpoint? >> reporter: lauren is not only the director of s
massachusetts cabinet. >> i went to a number of women's groups, said, can you help us? and they brought us binders full of women. >> reporter: binders of women was the number one searched item on google today and a punch line for democrats. >> we don't have to collect binders to find qualified, talented women. >> reporter: re-energizing supporters is one thing and the president seems to have accomplished that. we don't yet know if the president has won over any converts. and with the race incredibly tight, including here in ohio, time is running out. diane? >> all right, jake tapper out in the field with the president tonight. >>> and also watching the debate last night was our own jonathan karl, who weighs in now with his personal scorecard. >> reporter: when it comes to the biggest whopper of the debate, mitt romney took the prize when he claimed that he would have done exactly what president obama did to save the auto industry. >> that was precisely what i recommended and ultimately what happened. >> reporter: that's just plain wrong. the president did put the auto companies through cha
treasure in the drawers at your house. something you're not even using. how to find nearly $800 tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, a halloween hurricane is on a collision course with the east coast. hurricane sandy, threatening to blast millions of americans with rain, snow and wicked wind. it's an unprecedented super storm in the offing, and if it happens, it could last for days. storm, sandy is off the coast of florida, sunday, just off north carolina and then head on into new york on tuesday. our extreme weather team tracking it all tonight and abc's meteorologist ginger zee starts us off from miami, where they are already seeing signs of what's to come. ginger? >> reporter: diane, the winds have gusted to 50-plus miles an hour and that beast is still over 300 miles away from south florida. this is just the beginning of our journey with sandy, the hurricane that could become a superstorm. hurricane sandy, crashing through the caribbean. it exploded in size and strength today as it hit the bahamas, after relentlessly pounding jamaica. the category 2 hurricane blasted ou
's injuries are not life-threatening. exactlyon't know what was used as a weapon and they cannot identify the suspect. continue to follow the latest. opening statements begin today for two police officers accused beating the university of maryland student. the two prince george's werey police officers beating johne mckenna. penelope john gonzalez. it is the video shot from a dormitory room that will be crucial. minutes after the jury, made up men and seven women, courtroom, prosecutors played the video over and over again during opening arguments. the two prince george's county with firste charged e assault. degre reginald baker and james harrison. the video clearly shows an abuse power, broken trust, and of the law, say prosecutors. the prosecutors told a jury that old student was officersbeaten by the had handcuffs on several not the doctor until eight hours after he was beaten. he suffered a concussion, a .ajor bruises to his body the defense attorneys are dramatically different picture from that in march of 2010, arguing not a celebration of following the basketball but it was a full-
to be here with police as well. community,from the the resident groups, anybody us resources for .hat happened to my son theore than a month since student was gunned down while walking to class. arrests -- no arrests, but police believe there could be a link. >> there was a robbery nearby that we think could be connected. they are hoping somebody something or has seen .omething suspicious here they also need a robbery victim forward. somebody out here knows something. probably in their state of mind, do not want to come .orward you let him go, there will be another murder. we do not one that. please delete it is essential this type of search spot where the killed and around same time. there is currently a $25,000 anybody with leads to anthat arrest. >> also new this noon, we are hearing from the garden that shooting at the family council in washington. the first time we have d.ard from that guar >> quite a number of people were the mayor's ceremonial room remember and honor a n -- he is still very much alive -- who risked his life for others. leo johnson brought much of his with him t
voice, your vote" and our team is on the ground in boca raton tonight. abc's jake tapper leading us off, jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. that's right. it is crunch time. this is the last chance both candidates have to deliver their messages directly to tens of millions of voters, unfiltered and as the new abc news/"washington post" indicates it is either man's to lose. president obama arrived in palm beach county this afternoon where skies are blue but a debate storm is brewing. mitt romney seems to have some momentum, but our poll underscores a problem for him. one of the reasons this race remains so tight -- a majority of voters continues toty a president romney would favor the wealthy rather than the middle class. >> what he's selling is not a five-point plan. it's really just a one-point plan. folks at the top get to play with a different set of rules than you do. >> reporter: by contrast, 66% of voters think the president has done more to favor the middle class over the wealthy, and a majority says he better understands the economic problems people in this country are havin
joins us on the stormst position. >> that is all we are talking it is such an weathe5ronfluence of that could create historic conditions. the latest satellite image, the circulation southeast of category 2 105 mop or wind, -- 10 5 mile per the east, moving to northeast. exactly where. the storm track is between new jersey.that this may get weaker, but even when it makes landfall, it will more into the extra tropical, mega storm we have been talking about. sunday night through tuesday, we are expecting threats of excessive , high and damaging wind, associated power outages, and flooding on the coast. >> thankou, doug. we continue team coverage with many preparations underway washington area. jennifer donelan is live in northeast washington. she >> has how we are battening down in the metro area. >> this will be the problem away the coast. look at all of these leaves. the leaves are coming down. the possibility is very real e clawedcould have som storm drains. mean even more flooding. in college park, pepco crews out ahead of what may be a blowout from hurricane sandy. >> i'm very
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